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Triptyque and Groenlândia shopping centre in San Paolo

" Triptyque, the French/Brazilian studio that designed Groenlândia, a new shopping centre in Jardins, one of the top residential districts in San Paolo, Brazil, seems to want to redefine gravity. Triptyque’s Groenlândia is a private space where the architecture is open to the public and to the city. "

Li Xiaodong’s The Screen and architecture as a bridge to landscape

" The Screen is a building designed by Li Xiaodong for Ningbo (China), a study of the relationship between landscape and building, of architecture as a bridge for sharing spaces with nature and reducing our footprint on the land. "

Rafiq Azam’s S P Setia headquarters in Setia Alam, Malaysia

" Renowned for his interpretation of residential architecture in Bangladesh, Rafiq Azam (Shatotto) now addresses the theme of the office, designing the new S P Setia headquarters in Setia Alam, Malaysia. The S P Setia headquarters is the first private commercial building in Malaysia to be awarded Leed Platinum certification. "

Alvisi Kirimoto’s Bulgari winery in San Casciano dei Bagni (Siena)

" Alvisi Kirimoto + Partners designed Podernuovo Bulgari winery in San Casciano dei Bagni, near Siena. The building combines an attentive reading of the local landscape and the signs left on it by traditional crops with environmental sustainability. Alvisi Kirimoto’s Podernuovo Bulgari winery is all about respect and enhancement of the land. "

Daniel Libeskind’s Kö-Bogen office complex in Düsseldorf

" Daniel Libeskind’s architectural studio designed Kö-Bogen office and retail complex in Düsseldorf. The architectural project establishes an urban link between the Hofgarten, Düsseldorf’s central park, and the Königsallee, creating a large pedestrian-friendly area. Daniel Libeskind’s Kö-Bogen takes the form of 2 buildings with 6 floors and inner courtyards, linked by a raised walkway and containing offices and shops. "

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